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More than 1,200 veterans are living on Los Angeles streets, thwarting Mayor Eric Garcetti’s repeated pledges to end the city’s soaring rates of veteran homelessness, officials said Thursday.
Behind Clayton Mews senior apartments on Delsea Drive sits acres of what used to be farmland.
A slow smile crept across the face of Detroit veteran Charles Montague as he peered around his new apartment in the heart of the Cass Corridor, just blocks from bustling redevelopment in Midtown.
Details of an ambitious plan to revamp the West Los Angeles Veteran Affairs Medical Center were released Thursday, and the revitalization is expected to change lives.
It’s been a little more than a year since Tolor, 68, a Vietnam-era Army veteran, moved into the Liberation Family Services transitional shelter on Hull Street in South Richmond. That year has set him on a new course, he said.
The men living in a D.C. veterans home will stay dry this weekend when the big snowstorm arrives in the D.C. area. But that was not always the case.
Mayor de Blasio signed a law Thursday to create a Department of Veterans’ Services, a new city agency to aid New York’s 225,000 vets.
This grant is part of more than $1.6 million in grants announced for 10 Volunteers of America homeless veterans programs in seven states.
The Home Depot Foundation has announced grants totaling $1.6 million to ten Volunteers of America affiliates to address the housing needs of former service members.
In an effort to speed the process of finding housing for homeless veterans in Los Angeles, the VA Secretary joined the city's mayor in appealing to landlords to commit more housing units. The problem is not lack of money for housing subsidies.
After decades of neglect of L.A.'s homeless veterans, federal, state and local officials are pulling together to try to get them off the street by the end of the year.
An additional $80,000 in Department of Housing and Urban Development money will help Merced County provide an extra 15 housing vouchers for veterans, according to Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno.
Two-Year Study Aims to Evaluate the Effect of Free Legal Services for Veterans
The Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that a new national report shows that homelessness among Veterans has been reduced by approximately 7 percent between January 2011 and January 2012.
Figures lie, some groups are counted, some are not. But the lowest figures available have one in three families, this includes active duty serving overseas, reservists and National Guard and veterans losing their homes since 2008. Two thirds of those are now "split up" with at least one member "homeless."
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to enter into agreements to provide more than 1,000 additional units of permanent and transitional housing for Veterans at various sites on VA medical center campuses nationwide.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is booting a bus company, a car rental firm and a commercial laundry from its sprawling campus a few miles from the ocean as it tries to counter accusations that it puts commercial interests ahead of housing homeless vets.
VA is continuing to develop housing opportunities for homeless and at–risk Veterans by adding 34 VA locations across the country, which will increase the Department’s available beds by over 5,000.
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues to develop housing opportunities for homeless and at-risk Veterans by adding 34 VA locations across the country. This strategy will increase the Department’s available beds by over 5,000. VA currently has 15,000 transitional beds available to homeless Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is awarding a contract for construction documents totaling more than $1 million to correct seismic deficiencies in the nursing tower and Community Living Center at the Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, Wash.